David Clark’s partial-pressure suit: Don’t do this at Home.

David Clark’s partial-pressure suit: Don't do this at Home.

Demonstration of what happens to water when exposed to very high altitude (65,000 feet) in a vacuum chamber. The same would happen to our bodily fluids. By the way, the pressure suit is neat, but his hands are unprotected.

Photo: Sam Falk /The New York Times, 1953.


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